Welcome to the first Newsletter of 2012
This season the newsletter will contain regular sections such as a weekly quiz, the background to a specific seed variety, a product review, tomato growing information and tips and a weekly questions and answers section.
Choosing Tomato Varieties
At this time of the season, browsing the seed brochures and deciding which varieties to grow is one of the great pleasures for me, and I guess most of us who love to grow tomatoes!
With lessons learned from last season, avoiding problems before they happen is the key to success this season. read more…
Talking Tomatoes – Your experiences…
This week – Pam, who grew tomatoes for the first time last season, tells us how she was eating her own toms from July through to the end of November with just two bush tomato plants! read more…
A Look at Propagators – Do I really need one?
Is a propagator, electric or unheated, a “must have” item,
helpful or unnecessary?
A look at some of the pro’s and con’s will help you decide. read more …
A Bit of Tomato History – American Style!
American TV’s Lauren Thom explains the history behind the fruit/vegetable controversy and also why people originally thought the tomato was deadly.
I must stop eating tomatoes with my best pewter!
This Week’s Quiz
To get started, here’s a quiz that’s not too difficult and based on the video above.
It’s best to watch the video first!
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Join In The Discussion!
Do let me know if you have any ideas or would like to make a contribution in some way. Free seeds if you tell of your tomato growing experiences or have an interesting story to share – please email me here.
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